As a metropolitan district, Woodmen Hills is a quasi-municipal corporation and political subdivision of the State of Colorado under Colorado Revised Statutes Title 32. Metro districts are formed to provide residents with basic public services. Woodmen Hills is governed by a board of five directors, who must be residents of the district and elected by residents at large. Woodmen Hills Metropolitan District was formed in 1995.
The District office is located at 8046 Eastonville Road and is open Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.
The District’s bylaws are available here.
Five residents sit on Woodmen Hills’ Board of Directors:
Troy Stinson, President
Sherry Ringen, Vice President
Stacey Popovich, Treasurer
Neil Erickson, Secretary
Jonathan Martin, Director
The Woodmen Hills Metropolitan District Board of Directors meets on the fourth Thursday of every month. As the district’s elected government, the board is responsible for a variety of decisions that affect day-to-day life in the community. Its meetings are always open to the public and held in the evening in order to facilitate attendance. In its commitment to transparency and community engagement, the District has made available the minutes of every board meeting going back to 2013. Board meetings are governed by Rules of Conduct.
As of the May 30, 2018 board meeting, Woodmen Hills Metro District has begun recording and archiving all board meetings for the sake of transparency. Find links to those recordings below.
Elections to the WHMD Board of Directors are held in May of even-numbered years. Terms of service are four years, and the district’s bylaws restrict directors to two terms. The board’s five directors are elected on a staggered system, so that three seats will be up for election in 2018, two seats in 2020, three seats in 2022, etc. The board is non-partisan. Any resident of the district who is registered to vote is permitted to run, and the district encourages and welcomes new candidates.Every resident registered to vote in Colorado receives a district ballot in the mail. As with other elections in Colorado, ballots are mailed to the mailing address of every Woodmen Hills voter. To register to vote, change your registration address, or change your mailing address, visit the Colorado Secretary of State here.